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liquid water on Earth, 70% of the surface hydrosphere
processes that water circulates through water cycle
the top layer of a body of water, water that collects on the surface surface water
a portion of land drained by a river river basin
water found under the sea, can be fairly inactive or can be where plates meet ocean basins
water found underground in cracks and spaces under soil, sand and mud ground water
liquid risen to the surface spilling, or is about to spill wells
substance that provides nourishment needed for growth and to stay alive nutrient
a large natural or artifical lake used as a source of water supply reservoir
a solid inorganic substancer of natural occurance minerals
occurs when a gas dissolves into anothr solute dissolved gases
a tidalmouth of a large river, where the tide meets the stream estuaries
part of the largest aquatic system of the planet marine ecosystems
rising of seawater, magma or other liquid upwelling
a neutral area serving to seperate hostile forces or nations buffer zones
a largely unexplored part of the largest aquatic system on the planet deep ocean ecosystem
a microorganism, especially a bacterium causing fermentation or disease microbe
suitable for drinking potablility
microscopic bubbles of gaseous oxygen mixed in with water and available to certain animals dissolved oxygen
a salt or estar of nitric salt nitrates
a figure expressing the acidity of a solution pH
a salt or estar of phosphoric acid phosphates
the cloudiness or haziness of fluid caused by large numbers of particles, normally invisible to human eyes turbidity
refer to organisms species or community with characteristics showing specific conditions biological indicators
saltiness of a body of water salinity
observing and checking the process of something as state changes or shifts moniter
quality of water water quality
dissolves or can dissolce solvent
how water is cared for water treatment

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Hydrology Unit Crossword

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mass of water found on, under, and over the surface of a planet. HYDROSPHERE
water present beneath Earth's surface in soil pore spaces and in the fractures of rock formations Ground water
an area or ridge of land that separates waters flowing to different rivers, basins, or seas. Watershed
study of the movement, distribution, and quality of water on Earth and other planets HYDROLOGY
of or found in fresh water; not of the sea FRESHWATER
all the waters on the earth's surface, such as lakes and seas HYDROSPHERE
an underground layer of water-bearing permeable rock, rock fractures or unconsolidated materials AQUIFER
may be anywhere on Earth that is covered by seawater OCEAN BASIN
a partly enclosed coastal body of brackish water with one or more rivers or streams flowing into it estuary
oceanographic phenomenon that involves wind-driven motion of dense, cooler, and usually nutrient-rich water towards the ocean surface, UPWELLING
The integration and application of environmental values into the military mission in order to sustain readiness, improve quality of life STEWARDSHIP
biological conversion of one or more carbon molecules CHEMOSYNTHESIS
a single identifiable source of air, Water pollution, thermal, noise or light pollution POINT SOURCE POLLUTION
introduction of contaminants into the natural environment that cause adverse change POLLUTION
saltiness or dissolved salt content of a body of water SALINITY
water pollution affects a water body from sources such as polluted runoff from agricultural areas draining into a river, or wind-borne debris blowing out to sea. NONPOINTPOLLUTION
the cloudiness or haziness of a fluid caused by large numbers of individual particles that are generally invisible to the naked eye TURBIDITY
a rapid increase or accumulation in the population of algae ALGAL BLOOM
a numeric scale used to specify the acidity or basicity(alkalinity) of an aqueous solution pH
of, found in, or produced by the sea MARINE
may be anywhere on Earth that is covered by seawater OCEAN BASIN
a substance that pollutes something, especially water or the atmosphere POLLUTANT
species that can be used to monitor the health of an environment or ecosystem. BIO-INDICATOR
change of the physical state of matter from gas phase into liquid phase CONDENSATION
rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls to the ground. PRECIPITATION
the draining away of water (or substances carried in it) from the surface of an area of land, a building or structure, etc. RUNOFF
a type of vaporization of a liquid that occurs from the surface of a liquid into a gaseous phase EVAPORATION
process of water movement through a lant and its evaporation from aerial parts TRANSPIRATION

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Hydrosphere Crossword Challenge

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All the waters on the earth's surface, such as lakes and seas, and sometimes including water over the earth's surface, such as clouds. Hydrosphere
The cycle of processes by which water circulates between the earth's oceans, atmosphere, and land, involving precipitation as rain and snow, drainage in streams and rivers, and return to the atmosphere by evaporation and transpiration. Watercycle
The top layer of a body of water. Surfacewater
The portion of land drained by a river and its tributaries. Riverbasins
Water that collects or flows beneath the Earth's surface, filling the porous spaces in soil, sediment, and rocks. Groundwater
They can be relatively inactive in areas where deposits of sediment slowly collect or active areas where tectonic plates meet. Oceanbasins
A shaft or hole sunk to obtain oil, brine, or gas. Wells
A chemical or food that provides what is needed for plants or animals to live and grow. Nutrients
A place or cavity for storage, for anatomical structures serving as a storage space for fluids. Reservoir
A solid inorganic substance of natural occurrence. Minerals
Gas in a simple physical solution, as distinguished from gas that has reacted chemically with a solvent or other solutes and is chemically combined. Dissolvedgasses
The tidal mouth of a large river, where the tide meets the stream. Estuaries
The largest of Earth's aquatic ecosystems. Examples include salt marshes, inter tidal zones, estuaries, lagoons, mangroves, coral reefs, the deep sea, and the sea floor. Marineecosystems
A process in which deep, cold water rises toward the surface. Upwelling
A zone or an area that is a conserved natural habitat where plants and animals can thrive. They are also necessary to minimize the impacts of an adjacent land use. Bufferzones
An area deep within the ocean that serves as other animals and plants habitat. Deepoceanecosystems
A microorganism, especially a bacterium causing disease or fermentation. Microbes
Drinkable. Potability
Refers to microscopic bubbles of gaseous oxygen that are mixed in water and available to aquatic organisms for respiration. Dissolvedoxygen
A salt or ester of nitric acid, containing the anion NO3 Nitrates
A measure of hydrogen ion concentration; a measure of the acidity or alkalinity of a solution. PH
A salt of phosphoric acid. Phosphates
The cloudiness or haziness of a fluid caused by large numbers of individual particles that are generally invisible to the naked eye. Turbidity
Refer to organisms, species or community whose characteristics show the presence of specific environmental conditions. Other terms used are indicator organism, indicator plant and indicator species. Biologicalindicators
The measure of all the salts dissolved in water. Salinity
An instrument or device used for observing, checking, or keeping a continuous record of a process or quantity. Monitor
Refers to the chemical, physical, biological, and radiological characteristics of water. Waterquality
A liquid in which substances (or solutes) are dissolved forming a solution. Solvent
Is often a secondary treatment process, used to remove any materials remaining in water. Watertreatment
The conducting, supervising, or managing of something. Stewardship
A liquid suitable for swallowing. Drinkingwater
The mechanism by which an early embryo maintains normal development. Regulations
A single identifiable source of air, water, thermal, noise or light pollution Pointpollution
Is pollution that enters a waterway from diverse sources. Runoff from precipitation and atmospheric deposition are two of the most common forms of this type of pollution. Nonpointpollution

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Solutions Vocabulary Crossword

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A substance consisting of atoms which all have the same number of protons and the same atomic number. element
A sample of matter with both definite and constant composition with chemical properties Pure Substance
Is composed of two or more separate elements; a mixture. Compound
A substance made by mixing other substances together. Mixture
A liquid mixture in which the minor component (the solute) is uniformly distributed within the major component (the solvent). Solution
The minor component in a solution, dissolved in the solvent. Solute
The liquid in which a solute is dissolved to form a solution. Solvent
The quality or property of being soluble solubility
Capable of being dissolved or liquefied Soluble
Incapable of being dissolved or liquefied Insoluble
A substance composed of two or more metals, or of a metal or metals with a nonmetal Alloy
to make (a liquid) thinner or weaker by the addition of water dilute
the act of concentrating; the state of being concentrated. concentration
a mixture of physically distinct substances with different properties heterogeneous mixture
any combination of substances that has uniform composition and properties homogeneous mixture
An example is milk or mayo Colliod
holding as much water or moisture as can be absorbed; thoroughly soaked saturated
denoting fats containing a high proportion of fatty acid molecules with at least one double bond unsaturated
the stage at which no more of a substance can be absorbed into a vapor or dissolved into a solution saturation point

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Chapter 6 - Acids, Bases, and Solutions Crossword

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A mixture containing a solvent and at least one solute that has the same properties throughout; a mixture in which one substance is dissolved in another. Solution
The part of a solution that is usually present in the largest amount and dissolves a solute. Solvent
The part of a solution that is dissolved by a solvent. Solute
A mixture containing small, undissolved particles that do not settle out. Colloid
A mixture in which particles can be seen and easily separated by settling or filtration. Suspension
A mixture that has only a little solute dissolved in it. Dilute Solution
A mixture that has a lot of solute dissolved in it. Concentrated Solution
A measure of how much solute can dissolve in a given solvent at a given temperature. Solubility
A mixture that contains as much dissolved solute as is possible at a given temperature. Saturated Solution
A substance that tastes sour, reacts with metals and carbonates and turns blue litmus red. Acid
The gradual wearing away of a metal element due to a chemical reaction. Corrosive
A compound that changes color in the presence of an acid or a base. Indicator
A substance that tastes bitter, feels slippery, and turns red litmus paper blue. Base
A positively charged ion formed of a hydrogen atom that has lost it electron. Hydrogen Ion
A negatively charged ion made of oxygen and hydrogen Hydroxide Ion
A range of values used to indicate how acidic or basic a substance is; expresses the concentration of hydrogen ions in a solution. pH Scale
A reaction of an acid with a base, yielding a solution that is not as acidic or basic as the starting solutions were. Neutralization
An ionic compound made from the neutralization of an acid with a base. Salt

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Hydrosphere Crossword Challenge

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All the water found on, above, and under Earth’s surface. Hydrosphere
The continuous movement of water between Earth’s surface and its atmosphere Water Cycle
Water that collects on the surface of the ground; the top layer of a body of water Surface Water
The land that water flows across or under on its way to a river River Basins
Water located below Earth’s surface Groundwater
A part of Earth’s surface that is covered by ocean water Ocean Basins
A shaft sunk into the ground to obtain water, oil, or gas Wells
A substance that an organism needs to carry out life functions Nutrient
A large natural or artificial lake used as a source of water supply Reservoir
A solid inorganic substance if natural occurrence Minerals
A mixture of gas and a solute, which can be either other gases or water Dissolved Gases
A place where freshwater from a river meets and mixes with salt water from the ocean Estuary
All living and nonliving parts of a water based environment (ocean, swamp etc.) Marine Ecosystems
The movement of cold, nutrient rich water from deep layers of the ocean up to the surface Upwelling
An area of land designated for environmental protection Buffer Zones
All living and nonliving parts of the deep ocean Deep Ocean Ecosystems
A microscopic organism Microbe
How safe something is to drink Potability
The amount of gaseous oxygen dissolved in water Dissolved Oxygen
A salt or ester of nitric acid containing the anion NO3 Nitrates
A measure of how acidic or how basic a liquid is pH
A salt or ester of nitric acid containing PO43 Phosphate
A measure of how clear water is Turbidity
An organism used to monitor the health of an ecosystem Bioindicator
The saltiness of a body of water Salinity
An instrument or device used for observing, checking, or keeping a continuous record of a process or quantity Monitor
The chemical, physical, biological, and radiological characteristics of water. It is a measure of the condition of water Water Quality
In a solution, the substance that does the dissolving Solvent
Any process that makes water more acceptable for a specific end-use. Water Treatment
The following of practices that protect Earth’s resources Stewardship
Water that is safe to drink Drinking Water
A rule or directive made and maintained by an authority Regulations
Pollution that comes from a single, identifiable source Point Pollution
Pollution that comes from many sources or an unidentified source Nonpoint Pollution
North Carolina’s second largest basin Yadkin Pee-Dee River

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Aquatic Ecosystems Crossword Puzzle

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What measures the amount of salts dissolved in water? salinity
Which aquatic layer has enough sunlight for photosynthesis? photic zone
Which aquatic layer is below the the photic zone? aphotic zone
Which aquatic layer is located at the very bottom of a body of water? benthic zone
What is the shallow, near-shore part of the photic zone called? littoral zone
What part of the photic zone is home to a rich amount of invertebrates? limnetic zone
What are the areas of land that are flooded with water for part of the year called? wetlands
What are the areas that are located near a river and are periodically flooded called? flood plain
What forms when freshwater from land drainage meets water from an ocean or inland sea? estuary
What is the vertical flow of cold, nutrient rich water towards the surface of a body of water? upwelling
What transports warm water rich in dissolved gases from the surface of the ocean to the depths of the ocean? downwelling
What are aquatic ecosystems with a salinity of 0.5 to 30 ppt called? brackish
What is an isolated, U-shaped body of water called? oxbow lake

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Water Cycle Crossword

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tiny droplets of water dew
a thick cloud of dew released in the atmosphere fog
water droplets that fall from clouds to the Earth's surface rain
wet pellets that are a mix of rain and snow sleet
falling ice that are in the shape of white snow flakes snow
a deposit of small ice crystal frost
a visible mass of condensed water vapor floating in the atmosphere cloud
the draining away of water runoff
is the gaseous phase of water water vapor
the process of turning from liquid to vapor evaporation
rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls from the clouds precipitation
an example of ????????????? is when a plant absorbs water through its roots transpiration
the process of vapor turning in to a liquid condensation
the solid state of water ice
a large stream of water river
a large body of water surrounded by land lake
a very large expanse of sea ocean
is water beneath the Earth's surface ground water
is water beneath the Earth's surface underground water
an extended of ice formed by falling ice glaciers
water having a large amount of salt saltwater
is a high-latitude region on a planet polarice
is the 3% of water we can use freshwater
the nature of something ingredients composition
the branch of science concerned with the properties of Earth's water hydrology
the amount of dissolved salts in water salinity

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Acids and Bases Crossword

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A basic solution. Alkaline solution
Potential of Hydrogen pH
An Acid that is completely ionized in aqueous solution Strong Acid
An Acid that is only slightly ionized in aqueous solution Weak Acid
A solution of known concentration used in carrying out a titration Standard Solution
Process used to determine the concentration of the solution Tritration
A base that reacts with water to form the hydroxide ion and the conjugate acid of the base Weak Base
A base that completely dissociates into metal ions and hydroxide ions in aqueous solution Strong Base
Neutral Seven
Any substance that can accept a pair of electrons to form a covalent bond Lewis Acid
Any substance that can donate a pair of electrons to form a covalent bond Lewis Base
The positive ion formed when a water molecule gains a hydrogen ion. Hydronium Ion
The particle formed when a base gains a hydrogen ion. Conjugate Acid
A compound that has a pH of less then 7. Acid
A compound that has a pH more than 7. Base
Able to be dissolved in a solute. Soluable
A chemical reaction between an acid and a base that produces water and a salt. Neutralization
A substance that changes colors to indicate a change in the pH. Indicator
Negative log of the concentration of hydroxide ion. pOH
The point in the titration at which the indicator changes colors. End Point
What is the pH of Lakes normally 7
Used to cure heartburn. Antacid
Any process that results in the formation of an ion. Ionization
A molecule or ion that is a proton donor Bronsted Lowery Acid
An ionic compound composed of a cation and the anion from an acid. Salt

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Biome crossword puzzle!

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A body of standing water, either natural or artificial, that is usually smaller than a lake pond
They are found in mountain regions worldwide. alpine
The second-rainiest biome. temperateforest
A barren area of land where little precipitation occurs and consequently living conditions are hostile for plant and animal life. Desert
An area of variable size filled with water, localized in a basin, that is surrounded by land. lake
A land area that is saturated with water, either permanently or seasonally, such that it takes on the characteristics of a distinct ecosystem. wetland
A large naturally occurring community of flora and fauna occupying a major habitat. biome
High rainfall,It has been estimated that there may be many millions of species of plants, insects and microorganisms still undiscovered. rainforest
It does not have much animal diversity, especially compared to the Savannah. temperategrassland
A type of biome where the tree growth is hindered by low temperatures and short growing seasons. tundra
A wetland that is forested. swamp
It is characterized by the trees being sufficiently widely spaced so that the canopy does not close. savanna
A body of water with a current, confined within a bed and banks. stream
The world's largest biome apart from the oceans. taiga
A natural flowing watercourse, it is usually freshwater. river
A body of saline water that composes much of a planet's hydrosphere. ocean

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chemical reaction Crossword

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1.a substance that increases the rate of a chemical reaction without itself undergoing any permanent chemical change. catalyst
a process that leads to the transformation of one set of chemical substances to another chemical reaction
is a measure of energy in a thermodynamic system. enthalpy
not forming a homogeneous mixture when added together immiscible
amount concentration or substance concentration molarity
an inorganic acid whose molecules contain oxygen, such as sulfuric or nitric acid oxyacid
3.a mixture in which particles are dispersed throughout the bulk of a fluid suspension
any chemical compound formed from the reaction of an acid with a base, with all or part of the hydrogen of the acid replaced by a metal or other cation. salt
able to be dissolved, especially in water soluble
able to be dissolved, especially in water solute
2.a liquid mixture in which the minor component (the solute) is uniformly distributed within the major component (the solvent solution
able to dissolve other substances: solvent
a coefficient is a multiplicative factor in some term of a polynomial, a series or any expression; it is usually a number, but in any case does not involve any variable of the expression. coefficent
chemical reaction between a fuel and an oxidant combustion
accompanied by or requiring the absorption of heat. The opposite of exothermic. endothermic
accompanied by the release of heat. The opposite of endothermic. exothermic
cause to be depositied in solid form from a soultion precipitate
a substance that takes part in and undergoes change during a reaction reactants
are the species formed from chemical reactions products
is a chemical reaction that results in an equilibrium mixture of reactants and products. reversible reaction

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